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Old 03-12-2007, 04:54 AM   #1
Jan 2005
Liberty, Texas
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So far this year I have brewed an Imperial Stout, Barley wine, Honey pale, Dry stout, Scottish ale, and american brown. So here I am with empty primary's trying to figure out what to brew next. Maybe something I have never brewed like a dark wheat around 1.050 or so, something I could enoy this summer but something really good and smooth with a smack pack of 1056 Not to hoppy but something thirst quenching that I could brew at 68F. So I thought I would see if I could get any ideas. Any ideas for my next brew would be appreciated.

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Old 03-12-2007, 05:24 AM   #2
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Oct 2005
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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a nice pale ale would be perfect for the summer or a blonde

Min OG: 1.038 Max OG: 1.054
Min IBU: 15 Max IBU: 28
Min Clr: 2 Max Clr: 5 Color in SRM, Lovibond

Recipe Specifics

Batch Size (Gal): 5.50 Wort Size (Gal): 5.50
Total Grain (Lbs): 12.00
Anticipated OG: 1.054 Plato: 13.37
Anticipated SRM: 3.9
Anticipated IBU: 27.6
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75 %
Wort Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Pre-Boil Amounts

Evaporation Rate: 15.00 Percent Per Hour
Pre-Boil Wort Size: 6.47 Gal
Pre-Boil Gravity: 1.046 SG 11.44 Plato


% Amount Name Origin Potential SRM
66.7 8.00 lbs. Pale Malt(6-row) America 71.27 2
16.7 2.00 lbs. Cara-Pils Dextrine Malt 67.12 2
16.7 2.00 lbs. Wheat Malt America 77.50 2

Potential represented as Yield, Coarse Grind As Is.


Amount Name Form Alpha IBU Boil Time
1.00 oz. Hallertau Northern Brewer Whole 8.50 17.3 30 min.
1.00 oz. Spalter Whole 4.50 4.8 15 min.
1.00 oz. Perle Whole 8.25 5.5 5 min.

**NOTE** if ya want you can sub some vienna for some 2row
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Old 03-12-2007, 05:27 AM   #3
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Hayden, Idaho
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Second the pale ale. I wish I had some of mine left, it was awesome and my first really good batch.
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